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Introducing Creative Nova: The Smart Speaker That Fills Your Life with Color

Portable Yet Powerful, Nova is a Smart Multi-Room Speaker Featuring A Light & Sound Spa, Amazon Alexa and So Much More

MILPITAS, CALIFORNIA - 14 November 2018 - Creative Technology Ltd today announced Creative Nova, a portable Wi-Fi multi-room Smart Speaker which paves the way for users to a new world of sensory inspiration. Featuring a light and sound spa, together with a powerful 5-driver Wi-Fi and Bluetooth high-performance multi-room speaker system, Creative Nova is a feature-packed smart speaker with Amazon Alexa-enabled voice assistance, complete with far-field voice recognition.

The aesthetically-pleasing Creative Nova is the perfect addition to your home.

Inspiring a Smart Lifestyle
Nova is the perfect personification of form and function in a single device that is made to complement modern-living and is an ultra-convenient content access enabler for today's world of integrated smart technology. It is sleek, minimalistic, elegant, and pleasantly functional.

Featuring a Light and Sound Spa, the multiple built-in ambient sounds and customizable light pre-sets are designed to produce feelings of tranquility and bliss. These settings include sounds of waves on a beach, gentle rain, soothing instrumental music and many others that work together with specially tuned lighting. Users can also customize audio content and lighting behavior to achieve the effect they want - all supported with the Sound Blaster Interconnect smartphone app, available for iOS devices.

Relax and rejuvenate with Creative Nova's built-in light & sound spa.

Style Meets Function
With Amazon Alexa on board, Nova shines through as a personal assistant, turning on fans or dimming lights or getting weather information from the internet, all with the convenience of voice commands. Users are also able to broadcast their favorite tunes on popular streaming services such as Spotify Connect, Napster, Pandora and Tidal, and tune in to thousands of internet radio stations available from iHeart Radio and Tune-in Radio.

Nova incorporates Creative Lab's award-winning acoustic engineering expertise, packing a 5-driver configuration consisting of dual far-field drivers, a down-firing built-in woofer, as well as two passive radiators delivering rich and room-filling audio.

The Creative Nova is powerful yet amazingly portable.

Stay Connected
Nova is highly versatile, offering multi-room connectivity and portability. With its built-in Wi-Fi technology, users can deploy several Novas throughout the house - all connected to a single network. The built-in battery also means that users do not need to tether Nova to a power outlet, even when placing it around the house. Nova also supports Bluetooth, so users can bring it outdoors and use it as a portable speaker.

Listen to your favorite songs everywhere at home with Creative Nova's multi-room Wi-Fi connection.

Technical Specifications

Weight1.4 kg / 3.08 lbs
Dimension165x 165 x 283 mm / 6.5 x 6.5 x 11.1 inches
IP RatingIP55 Splashproof & Dustproof
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1
WiFi 802.11b/g/n: WPA2 (2.4Ghz)
MicrophoneDual microphone for Alexa / Single omni-directional microphone for Bluetooth
Battery LifeUp to 7 Hours*
Drivers2 x Full-range, 2 x Passive Radiator, 1 x Woofer
Total System Power30W
SoftwareSound Blaster InterConnect App (iOS)
Included AccessoriesPower Adapter (1.8m), Quick Start Guide

*Based on moderate listening volume without lighting. Actual battery life will vary with use, LED brightness settings and environmental conditions.

Pricing and Availability
Creative Nova is available for USD149.99 at Creative.com.
For more information about the Creative Nova, visit www.creative.com/Nova.

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment with cutting-edge audio solutions which include premium wireless speakers, wireless headphones, and powerful audiophile-grade amplifiers and digital audio converters. Today, Creative re-invents the Sound Blaster, which has a user base of over 400 million, with its ground-breaking Sound Blaster Roar and Sound Blaster X7 that aim at the new mobile networked generation by bridging the worlds of the computer, smartphones, and tablets. Creative's proprietary technologies, innovative hardware, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Creative Technology Ltd
Edwin Ong
(65) 6895 4094
edwin_ong@ctl.creative.com